Water Gardening Plants

Add natural beauty to your background pond with selections from Cozyn’s Garden Gallery’s fantastic water plant collection.

Enjoy the vivid, clear colours of water lilies, the airy texture of cattails or the striking contrast of black magic taro.

Water garden plants add beauty, colour and texture to your design while providing protection for your fish and helping to keep your water healthy and clear.


Common Name    Category  
Botanical Name   Light Requirements  
Zone  


  
Water Spearmint (Preslia cervina)
Aromatic spreading plant with lavender-blue flowers that bloom May through August. Fast-growing.
Height & Width: 30cm T x 0-10cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 6

  
Yellow Flag Iris (Iris pseudacorus 'Flora Plena')
A hardy bog plant with brilliant double yellow flowers May-June. Sturdy, gray-green foliage.
Height & Width: 90-100cm T x 5-10cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 4

  
Yellow Snowflake (Nymphoides geminata)
Yellow, fringed flowers bloom over leaves with ruffled edges with bright green veins.
Height & Width: 10-20cm T x 5-15cm D
Light Requirements: Sun or Shade
Zone: Zone 7-11

  
Yerba Mansa (Anemopsis californica)
White flowers bloom all summer on gray-green foliage. Leaves turn red in fall.
Height & Width: 30cm T x 0-15cm D
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Zone: Zone 4-10

  
Zebra Rush (Scirpus tabernaemontani 'Zebrinus')
This hardy bog rush has heavily variegated foliage. Ideal for shallow water.
Height & Width: 90-120cm T x 5-15cm D
Light Requirements: Full to Partial Sun
Zone: Zone 4-5